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EMBARGOED UNTIL 8AM, MONDAY 10TH JANUARY 2011

January 2011

Appointment of new partner for Jersey law firm

Jersey law firm BakerPlatt has appointed Advocate Emma Jordan as partner with immediate effect in recognition of her significant contribution to the firm's growth and success over the past five years. The firm, referred to as "a breath of fresh air" in the recently released Chambers and Partners legal directory, has announced that it will be known as Baker & Partners from 10 January 2011.

Ms Jordan was educated at Oxford University and called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2001, before practising from the chambers of 7 Bedford Row (of which she remains a door tenant). She specialises in general civil and trust litigation and has had wide ranging experience in an offshore context.  Emma regularly advises and represents clients in civil fraud claims, beneficiary actions, trustee applications (including of a multi jurisdictional nature), professional negligence claims, construction disputes, contractual claims and issues involving banking and finance including breach of mandate claims.  She is currently the junior Advocate acting for the Brazilian government in their largest asset recovery action, which seeks to recover $22 million.

Senior partner Stephen Baker commented "David Wilson and I are delighted to welcome Emma to the partnership. Her appointment reflects our confidence in the continuing growth of the firm and its practice areas as well as our determination to recruit and retain the sharpest legal minds."

 


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